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Anish Kapoor Ditry Corner (2011) Photo: The Guardian
By Amah-Rose Abrams
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In the digital age we live in, it can be hard to get your break in the arts. But harness the power of the internet, and you can move forward by leaps and bounds.
Whether it be with …Art
From 1958 until his death, Warhol took hundreds, if not thousands, of instant photos, including selfies.The post Andy Warhol’s Celebrity Polaroids …The Arts
In the words of almighty queen Audre Lorde: "The erotic is a measure between the beginnings of our sense of self and the chaos of our strongest feelings. It is an internal sense of satisfaction to which, once we have experienced it, we know we can aspire."
In other words, eroticism is powerful. It …Art
Lomography began as an art movement in the early 1990s after a group of Viennese students discovered the LC-A, a camera manufactured by Russian …Art
Yuri Shwedoff is a young, but immensely talented Moscow-based digital artist who feels passionate about movies and post-apocalyptic themes. He …
Xiao Yuan substituted famous works including landscapes and calligraphies in a gallery within the library of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts
In an audacious heist worthy of a Hollywood plot - a librarian at a leading Chinese fine arts gallery is accused of stealing 143 paintings by grandmasters …Asia
Ruth Root, “Untitled” (2014-2015), fabric, plexiglas, enamel paint and spray, 106 1/4 x 63 1/4 inches (courtesy the Artist and Andrew Kreps …Painting
Since its debut in 2003, the longstanding collaboration between Takashi Murakami and Louis Vuitton has created itself a legendary status. According to a store associate at Louis Vuitton's Saks Fifth Avenue location in New York, "the collection is said to be leaving stores at the end of July, …Art
Another beautiful week for mobile photography and art from around the world is showcased today. Each image represents not only a glimpse of the …Art
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ART SOUTHAMPTON 2015 DRAWS CRITICAL ACCLAIM FROM TOP INTERNATIONAL COLLECTORS, ART ADVISORS & CURATORS
Record attendance and sales, …Art
Bringing to light These are hard times for photo studios in the city owing to the snaphappy culture spawned by the advent of smartphonesPhotography (India)
Popular rapper Future released his latest album, Dirty Sprite 2, a few days ago, and the investigative reporters at The Fader noticed something interesting about the album’s artwork: It looks surprisingly similar to a stock photo from image site Shutterstock. We don’t know how the site noticed …Art
A still from one of Cannon's GIFs - see the real version on her site sam-cannon.com
Brooklyn-based photographer Sam Cannon makes her living creating shockingly gorgeous GIFs.
Her work has been featured in campaigns by TRESemme, Universal Studios, Lipton, Converse, Mastercard, Free People, and …Tumblr
Maisie Cousins can't remember a time when she wasn't making art. While struggling at school, art became a medium through which she was able to escape, and it's something she's been exploring ever since. Hedonistic and performative, Maisie's work explores themes of power, femininity, nature, …Art
In the 70s and 80s, Fiona Clark was one of the first photographers to shoot New Zealand's LGBT scene. She captured her friends at parties and in their homes, and her images were warm portraits of the city's cultural fringe. In many ways she's a contemporary of Carol Jerrems, Rennie Ellis, and Nan …New Zealand News
Filmed over a couple of years, this pleasingly straightforward documentary follows artist Marc Quinn (best known for making casts of his head out of his own frozen blood) as he goes about his travels, collaborating with various fabricators, attending parties and openings, meeting other artists and …Artistry
A deceptively innocent-looking artwork that actually includes graphic photographs of naked women having sex is raising eyebrows with Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives, who say it should not be on display in a government office building.
Sacred Circle VI by French-Canadian artist Rosalie Maheux is …Art
American pulp fiction first appeared on cheap, wood pulp paper. In the early 20th century, it lived in fiction magazines that cost no more than a dime.
These disposable magazines were the home of so-called "genre" fiction: thrillers, romances, noir crime stories, westerns, science fiction, and …Authors
This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.
I met Monika Mogi a few years ago in LA while we were both nervously standing around at the Ardorous/Rookie group show in which we both had work. Her boyfriend had a car and some weed so we escaped the crowd and drove up to Griffith Park to relax. …Art
He may have painted dozens of self-portraits, but Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh was not a fan of being photographed. Few photographic images of the …Art
Although his subjects include some of the most famous musicians of the past four decades, the work of Dutch artist Anton Corbijn, on view this summer at the Hague Museum of Photography in the just-extended major retrospective “1-2-3-4,” are far removed from the kind of big production typical of …Art
This post was adapted from my eBook, Taking Your Portraiture to the Next Level I.
Many of wedding and family photography portfolios featuring the …Fashion Photography
Milan Kundera was a gateway drug for me, my initiation into the world of serious literature. I still have the heavily (and embarrassingly) annotated edition of The Unbearable Lightness of Being that I was given by Giles H, a portly and bespectacled boy in the upper sixth when I, a pimply fourth …Literature
There are no artifacts at a new museum in Munich tracing the rise of Nazism—and the stark words and images make a powerful impact.
A visit to Munich finds a pleasant town of tradition; clean neo-classical buildings, ornate churches and noble parklands animated by people riding bikes, walking dogs …
Art is seen as unquantifiable. Great paintings are creative forces that transcend their brush strokes, colors, and compositions. They can’t be reduced to mere data, analyzed, and ranked by their creativity. Two computer scientists at Rutgers University respectfully disagree.
Ahmed Elgammal and Babak …Art